Management of International Social Challenges

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Are you interested in solving social problems that transcend national borders? Learn more about the bachelor programme Management of International Social Challenges at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Key Facts & Figures

Mode of study
Instruction language
3 years
Study points (EC)
Start date
Application Deadline (EEA)
1 April
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The study programme in a nutshell

Migration, pandemics, terrorism, climate change, economic stability, and international crime – these are all examples of social challenges that local, national and international organisations in the public sector face and try to manage. In this bachelor programme, you will learn how to research, analyse, and contribute to strategies for public sector organisations to manage these challenges.

Why this study

What you will learn

Our programme is a diverse one. You will follow courses in public policy, international law, sociology, economics, political science and management. These courses will enable you to analyse social challenges from different perspectives. Thus you will learn to understand the various roles, perceptions and interests of relevant actors. 

Programme overview

Programme in numbers

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Is this the right programme for you?

You choose the bachelor programme Management of International Social Challenges because of:

  • our excellence in education and research. The department of Public Administration at Erasmus University is ranked number 4 in the Shanghai Ranking's 2022;
  • the wide range of subjects we address in the programme;
  • our plenary lectures are combined with interactive sessions or tutorials

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Career opportunities after graduation

This programme provides you with an excellent basis to pursue a career in local, national or international organisations in the public sector which deal with international social challenges.

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